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Black Panthers Look Back As 50th Anniversary Of Hampton’s Death Nears

Monday, November 12, 2018 || By Bonni McKeown || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Billy Brooks and Emory Douglas, two former Black Panther Party members, show off an old copy of the party’s newspaper during a Black Panther Party health fair on Nov. 3. | Bonni McKeown 

Black Panthers and Black Panther Cubs from all over the city and country gathered at Stone Temple Baptist Church in Chicago for an all-day health fair on Nov. 3.

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Community Members Meet To Strategize Future Of Hampton Boyhood Home

Saturday, November 3, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Community members, including Fred Hampton Jr. and Congressman Danny K. Davis, meet at Irving in Maywood to discuss the future of Fred Hampton Sr.’s boyhood home. | VFP 

Around two dozen community members met Nov. 1 at Irving Middle School, 805 S. 17th Ave. in Maywood, to discuss the longterm future of the boyhood home of Black Panther icon Fred Hampton.

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Despite Threat, Hampton’s Home A Monument In The Making

Sunday, October 21, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A mantle inside of the Maywood apartment where Fred Hampton Sr. grew up. | Shanel Romain 

Even though he’s currently fighting to secure his status as legal owner of the two-story multi-unit property where his father, Fred Hampton Sr., grew up, Fred Hampton Jr. has still attempted to turn the property at 804 S. 17th Ave. in Maywood into a living museum.

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